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Papal Trip Pope Francis

Pope Francis hopes to visit Argentina next year

Pope Francis said he hopes to travel to his native Argentina in 2024, which would mark the first time he would set foot in his homeland since becoming pontiff a decade ago. Source: AP.

Papal Trip

Pope Francis will visit Mongolia in September

Pope Francis has confirmed he will travel to Mongolia in September, becoming the first pope to visit the Asian nation, which is home to a cardinal and about 1300 Catholics. Source: CNS.

Papal Trip Pope Francis

Pope to make apostolic visit to Hungary

Pope Francis will travel to Hungary in April where he will meet with government officials, refugees, academic scholars and young people in Budapest, the Vatican announced yesterday. Source: CNS.

Africa Papal Trip

Christians must break cycle of violence, Francis tells Congo

Pope Francis made a rallying cry for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo as he celebrated Mass for more than one million people and strongly condemned those profiting from violence in the country. Source: The Tablet.

Papal Trip Women

Women must be given equal rights: Pope

A society that does not give women the same rights and opportunities as men will become impoverished, Pope Francis said at the end of a four-day visit to Bahrain. Source: CNS.

Middle East Papal Trip

Pope appeals to Bahrain to strengthen human rights

Pope Francis began a four-day visit to Bahrain yesterday by appealing to the country to strengthen its commitment to human rights through the abolition of the death penalty and ending religious discrimination. Source: NCR Online.